Category Archives: Food

Hardy Kiwis

These hardy kiwis from Greenwater Farm located in Port Townsend, WA are hands down the best fruits I ate all year. Unlike the kiwi most of us are used to seeing, these kiwis were so sweet. They tasted almost like … Continue reading

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Bouncing Around

Have a laughter filled weekend everyone! Some notable posts and news: How bad are microwaves? Wow, a four-ingredient pumpkin pie. Advice on health from someone who recently turned 100 years old. Stop using dryer sheets and you’ll save money and … Continue reading

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Basic Celery Soup Recipe: Very Light Yet Creamy & Healthy

For me, celery tastes great mixed sparingly with other things, but I’ve never been a big fan of celery as the star of a dish. It’s just one of those things that never really jived with my palate. But as … Continue reading

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Gift Idea: Farm Anatomy by Julia Rothman

Here’s a gift idea for the foodie, farmer’s market lover, or illustrator in your life: Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life by Brooklyn-based illustrator Julia Rothman. I suppose I’m recommending this book as a gift idea … Continue reading

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Roasted Purple Potatoes & Cauliflower

One of the easiest at home lunches: roasted cauliflower and purple potatoes. All you need are 1 small head of cauliflower, 3 or 4 potatoes, some herbs (I’m always partial to rosemary, thyme, and oregano), tiny dashes of black pepper … Continue reading

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October Farmer’s Market Snapshot

Today at the Local Roots Farm stand. Simply beautiful.

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Bouncing Around

Tonight I’ll be enjoying a quiet evening at home watching Forks Over Knives. There’s been a “long wait” on this movie so I’m really looking forward to finally watching it. I wish everyone a healthy and positive weekend. Here’s some … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Taco Salad

I know the official start of Fall is just a few days away, but I couldn’t help getting my last salad fix recently – in the form of a taco salad. You have no idea what a good time we … Continue reading

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Chickpea Burgers – On FitSugar & MindBodyGreen’s Top Posts of August 2011

Pretty cool to have another FitSugar Foodie shout out and my chickpea burger recipe on MindBodyGreen’s top posts of August 2011 list. Thanks FitSugar and MindBodyGreen readers, and of course Saturday Persimmon subscribers! Top 10 Posts of August 2011 By … Continue reading

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Easy Breakfast (or Lunch): Avocado Toast

My occasional breakfast/lunch: Avocado toast. I’m sure there’s several ways to fancy pants this, but I like mine simple. This is healthy but it still feels decadent. Use 1 avocado for two pieces of bread, or 2 avocados for four. … Continue reading

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